Single parents are normal people too.

Single parents are normal people too.

It’s the show that everyone is talking about – BBC’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People. Sublime. Captivating. Achingly good. Perfect. That’s just some of the words which have been exchanged on WhatsApp as my friends and I discuss this beauty of a boxset. The...
Coparenting in Coronavirus – part two.

Coparenting in Coronavirus – part two.

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how coparenting in Coronavirus was going. I looked at the ups and downs of daily life with my four-year-old son through these most unusual of times. There had been trials, tribulations and plenty of tears – from both of us....
Coparenting and Coronavirus.

Coparenting and Coronavirus.

We all knew that things were going to change dramatically – temporarily or otherwise – as the Coronavirus spread throughout the world. Fear and uncertainty crippled many of us – myself included – about what that would mean. The world has been united in the most...
What does it mean to be a single parent?

What does it mean to be a single parent?

I count myself as a single parent. That’s because when I am looking after TJ, I am doing it solo. Singlehandedly. This is often without the presence of another human being. It’s definitely without the assistance of his dad in that particular place and time. But, for...